Archive - Jan 2012
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VOTE 2012: Hagan not running for governor
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 3:26pm.

Mark another name of the list off Democrats who may run for governor in North Carolina. Sen. Kay Hagan is not running for the office left open when Gov. Bev Perdue decided last week not to seek re-election.

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First hearing under NC's Racial Justice Act begins
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 3:24pm.

A hearing involving a killer who's the first on North Carolina's death row to use a new law to try to prove that race played a role in his sentence has begun in Fayetteville.

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Cal Cunningham nixes run at NC lieutenant governor
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 3:07pm.

Former US Senate candidate Cal Cunningham says it's not the right time to run for lieutenant governor in North Carolina despite a shake-up that's left that ballot slot open.

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VOTE 2012: McCrory says governor campaign message won't change
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 1:34pm.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory says the departure of Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue from the 2012 campaign won't alter his message of changing North Carolina state government.

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Judge delays case on contempt for Edwards aide
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 1:34pm.

A North Carolina judge has delayed a hearing on whether a former aide to John Edwards should be held in criminal contempt.

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'Iron Man 3' villain speculation mounts
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 12:19pm.

Speculation has emerged that Namor may be the villain of the Iron Man 3 movie. Rumors began after filming was scheduled to take place at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina. The studios are known for their special-effects water tank, ideal for filming underwater scenes featuring the King of Atlantis.

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VOTE 2012: McCrory in town Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 12:01pm.

Republican gubernatorial candidiate Pat McCrory's campaign announced today he will be in Wilmington Thursday. The former Charlotte mayor will make an appearance at Breaktime (127 South College Road) around noon.

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Drugmakers, others jointly battling tropical ills
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 11:29am.

Thirteen major pharmaceutical companies, government groups and health charities will work together in a push to eliminate or control by 2020 10 tropical diseases that affect more than a billion people in poor countries.

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